04 avril 2013

500,000 Mini vendues depuis 2002 aux USA (CPA)

MINI CELEBRATES 500,000 VEHICLES SOLD IN AMERICA Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey – April 2, 2013... It's official: MINI has sold its 500,000th vehicle in America. A few days after the 11-year anniversary of its launch in the U.S, and the introduction of the all-new MINI Paceman (the seventh model in the lineup), MINI USA welcomes its 500,000th new car owner. "This milestone is an incredible achievement for MINI, and we're proud to have so many Motorers as part of the MINI family," said Jim McDowell, Vice President – MINI USA. "11 years... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2013

Déjà un rappel pour le Buick Encore 2013 (CPA)

RECALL Subject: Steering Wheel may DetachReport Receipt Date: MAR 28, 2013NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V105000Component(s): STEERINGManufacturer: General Motors LLC SUMMARY: General Motors is recalling certain model year 2013 Buick Encore vehicles manufactured between December 9, 2012 and December 28, 2012, and equipped with a heated steering wheel. The steering wheel fastener may not have been properly installed. This could cause the steering wheel to come loose or separate from the steering column. CONSEQUENCE: If the steering wheel... [Lire la suite]
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04 avril 2013

La Detroit Electric SP:01 reprend où la Tesla Roadster a laissé (CPA)

DETROIT ELECTRIC UNVEILS SP:01 – THE NEW BENCHMARK FOR ELECTRIC VEHICLE PERFORMANCE AND HANDLING - Limited edition SP:01 two-seat electric sports car is unveiled in Detroit - Fastest pure-electric production car on the market: top speed is 155 mph and 0-62 mph (0-100km/h) in just 3.7 seconds - Striking, lightweight and strong carbon-fibre body - Electric motor generates 201 bhp (150 kW) and 166 lb ft of torque - Range from a single charge will exceed 180 miles - Each SP:01 will come with a three-year, 30,000 mile warranty - First... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2013

La production de la Chevrolet Impala 2014 a débutée aujourd'hui à l'usine canadienne d'Oshawa en Ontario (CPA)

Production begins for 2014 Chevrolet Impala 2013-04-01 - All-new flagship sedan adds content, technology - Pricing starts $27,535, including destination OSHAWA, Ontario – The all-new 2014 Impala, Chevrolet's flagship sedan, began driving off the line at Oshawa Assembly today. The Impala will begin arriving in Chevrolet showrooms this month. "The all-new Impala demonstrates the new direction of Chevrolet," said Kevin Williams, president and managing director of GM Canada. "Our employees in Oshawa have executed a flawless plan in... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2013

Un Ford Raptor édition spéciale sera présenté le 9 avril 2013 (CPA)

Ford Debuts Special Edition Raptor at Motor Press Guild Luncheon LOS ANGELES, April 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 9, 2013, Ford will debut images of the 2014 Ford F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition with new appearance upgrades at the Motor Press Guild (MPG) luncheon held at Ford Motor Company Design Center Showroom in Irvine. Since the first Ford Model T car with a modified rear body rolled off the assembly line in 1925, Ford Motor Company has been on the forefront of defining the American pickup truck. More than 80 years later,... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2013

La nouvelle Porsche 911 RSR 2013 (CPA)

Significant lightweight design for 50th anniversary as Porsche looks to 2013 and 2014 Le Mans Stuttgart/Atlanta. Porsche has developed a new GT race car for the World Endurance Championship (WEC) and the Le Mans 24 Hours. The car was shown this week in full livery for the first time. Also, this week, the company is peeking around the corner to its Le Mans Prototype entry in 2014 with the unveiling of its "Mission 2014" web site.New Porsche Le Mans Web Site Porsche has announced that its "Mission 2014. Our Return" to Le Mans has... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2013

Rappel de Nissan Titan 2013 (CPA)

Report Receipt Date: MAR 14, 2013 NHTSA Campaign Number: 13V094000 Component(s): POWER TRAIN Potential Number of Units Affected: 2,180 Manufacturer: Nissan North America, Inc.SUMMARY: Nissan is recalling certain model year 2013 Titan trucks manufactured from January 22, 2013, through February 20, 2013; and model year 2013 NV vehicles manufactured from December 17, 2012, through February 20, 2013 and equipped with steering column-mounted transmission shift levers. Chemicals used in the manufacturing of the shift lever assembly may... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2013

Ssangyong présentera le LIV-1 Concept au salon de Séoul 2013 (CPA)

SSANGYONG SHOWCASES ITS LIV-1 CONCEPT AT THE SEOUL MOTOR SHOW 28/03/13 -- SsangYong has unveiled its next new concept car at the Seoul Motor Show in South Korea. The LIV-1 (Limitless Interface Vehicle) is a large SUV (sport utility vehicle) and features an easily controlled four wheel drive system via an interface. Designed to look robust, purposeful and sporty, the car features a sizeable body with large bumpers front and rear, yet with slim A and B pillars, a glasshouse silhouette and full length glass roof. An automated sidestep... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2013

Édition spécial de Scion pour le 10ème anniversaire (CPA)

Limited-Production Scion 10 Series Models Celebrate Scion's 10th Anniversary In 2003, the first Scion xA and xB vehicles heralded the launch of the Scion brand, which was designed to bring new buyers into the Toyota family and appeal to emerging, younger drivers. The brand has accomplished both, and today it is recognized as having among the youngest median age drivers in the industry. Since its introduction, 75 percent of Scion owners have been new to the Toyota family. "The Scion 10 Series celebrates 10 years of the brand's... [Lire la suite]
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01 avril 2013

Malgré son retrait des USA et du Canada, Suzuki présentera l'Authentics Concept au salon de Shanghai 2013 (CPA)

Suzuki announces exhibits for the Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition 29 March 2013 -- Suzuki's C-segment sedan concept model AUTHENTICS will make its world debut at the 15th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition, which will be held from 20 – 29 April, 2013. The press day will take place on 20 April 2013 (Public days are from 21 to 29 April, 2013)Concept model AUTHENTICS AUTHENTICS is a concept model presented to enter the C-segment sedan class, which has the largest volume in the Chinese automobile... [Lire la suite]
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